Second Chance Saturday: Week 218

Education & Training with Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.

"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."
-Carol Williams   

Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore. I'm always open to member suggestions on posts that should be Featured but somehow got missed. 

Giving deserving posts more exposure is what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  As you read blog posts during the week, be sure to TAG ME in the comment section of any post you wish to nominate as Feature-worthy.  Then watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday. 

What's Important To You? 
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

4 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Investing in GTA Residential Real Estate 
By: Riaz Ghani 
"Buying the right property is often a bigger challenge than managing the property over the long-term." 

How To Stay Focused While Working Remotely - Real Estate Edition 
By: Realty Pack 
The real estate industry is very different from other industries. Many professionals were working remotely even before the pandemic." 

Collaborating With Media and Reporters for Brand Awareness In Real Estate 
By: Realtyna Inc 
"In today’s article, I will list some of the benefits of partnering with media and reporters and how it can help your real estate business grow."

Should I Cosign a Loan?
By: John Meussner 
"Often, though, cosigners are unsure of the risks associated with putting their name on the dotted line to help family or a friend." 

Are You Holding Back Or Speaking Your Truth?
By: Denise Lones 
"One of the most important steps you must take when dealing with the internal struggle you may be having trying to decide whether you should speak your truth or simply hold back is to analyze the benefits and costs of doing either." 

Double Feature:
Let a Pro Handle It (No, Really, Please)
By John Meussner 

"This is a post about referrals." 

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Don't miss this upcoming Zoom meeting 
August 24th - Ben Kinney (Quarterly Update)
August 31st - Eileen Burns (Commercial Real Estate)
September 7th - Steven Nickens (Selling the Maui Lifestyle)
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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
Arizona... You are the same as Pacific time until Nov. 7th
11:00 a.m.    Pacific
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

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Be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:

Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You - This Week at ActiveRain.
  (Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Debb Janes' YouTube Thursdays   


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Knowledge, Experience & Integrity Are Priceless."

- Carol Williams

Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
Coaching, goal setting, and marketing consultant

Active: Golf & Travel Blogger
"Golf isn't a sport. It's a lifestyle."

Comments (22)

Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you again! 218 weeks! Holy moly.

Aug 21, 2021 05:13 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Carol -  another great collection of authors.  I had already read two.

Aug 21, 2021 05:39 AM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Good Morning Carol Williams, I am happy to be able to catch up with your weekly blog. It has been busy here selling homes and still healing from my accident. I am hoping to have more time in the Rain soon.  

Aug 21, 2021 05:41 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

You definitely share the posts that I missed out on and perhaps I will check some of them out but I am going to check out the posts from my friends first, haha.  I hope that Ben will give a good update with regard to progress being made.

Aug 21, 2021 05:59 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Carol... well, I had read two of the suggested posts... after the week I've had, I take it as a win!

Aug 21, 2021 06:13 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol,  Thanks for your second chance blog again today in the Rain.  Make it a good day.   I need to go back and read more of Lou blog again.


Aug 21, 2021 06:58 AM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Good morning, Carol. I am looking forward to reading your selections today. Appreciate the efforts that go into this weekly post. Have a wonderful Saturday.  D

Aug 21, 2021 07:31 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for your suggestions.

Take care, be safe and have a lovely weekend.

Aug 21, 2021 08:09 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Good morning, Carol. Thanks for givein me some godo reading for this rainy day - yes, believe it or not we are having some rain here in SoCal. It's not heavy, but VERY welcome indeed.

Enjoy your weekend!


Aug 21, 2021 10:01 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Good morning Carol,

What a stellar list of posts to read.  Thank you for doing this every week.  Wishing you a delightful weekend. A

Aug 21, 2021 10:04 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Good Morning Miss Carol.  Another group of interesting posts of which I've only read a few.  Enjoy your weekend and I imagine you'll be watching the Fedx golf game at least on Sunday1

Aug 21, 2021 10:15 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol I missed most of these this week, so I will need to go back and read them.

Aug 21, 2021 10:49 AM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Carol- you have added to my list of posts I've missed and want to read!!! Thank you!

Aug 21, 2021 01:14 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

And the weekly second chance posts just keep coming.  Thank you,m Carol Williams for all that you do here in the Rain.  We appreciate you. 

Aug 21, 2021 03:09 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Hey there Carol! Here's to  hoping Ben actually shows up this month.

Aug 21, 2021 03:44 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Hi Carol Williams ,

Thank you for a great selection of posts in your Second Chance Saturday Series. Definitely appreciate all that you do for us in the Rain!

Aug 21, 2021 07:43 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Carol.

For two weeks in a row, not a one.  This has got to change.  

Aug 22, 2021 12:04 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your Second Chance Saturday list, Carol.  I hope you are enjoying the weekend!

Aug 22, 2021 12:35 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Carol, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Aug 22, 2021 12:59 AM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I did better than I thought this week having read a couple of your picks.  Thanks for the efforts

Aug 22, 2021 07:23 AM